Clinching Your Series A – Traction
There is a lot of confusion among founders as to the right approach to raising a Series A. Depending on what vertical you’re in, whether it’s e-commerce, consumer, SaaS, or marketplace, there is different knowledge that people have as to what you need to hit to be a series A company.
In this session, Mar Hershenson, Co-founder and Managing Partner at Pear. VC gives us a masterclass on clinching your Series A. Specifically, Mar covers:
– Planning, executing, and iterating on an Ops plan
– Which metrics are predictors of success
– How to communicate with data
– Fundraising strategy and process
– Investor engagement
Mar is the Co-founder and Managing Partner at Pear. VC, a Silicon Valley-based early-stage venture capital fund with a portfolio that boasts of successes like DoorDash, Gusto, Guardant Health, and Branch. Pear.VC portfolio companies include 2 IPOs, over $80 Billion in valuation, and more than $5 Billion in funding raised.